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Vanlife Diaries #vanlifediaries to share stories/art/community 💛 Love in motion. 🚐 Inspiring vanlife worldwide. 📚 The stories behind the movement.

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  • Join us for complimentary drinks, live music and van tours this Thursday, June 27 from 5-9 pm at @peacelovebehippy in Denver! FREE BEER from @ratiobeerworks. Jams from @dustybootsmusic & @alexjamesbowen. We’ll be signing copies of the Vanlife Diaries book and showcasing Be Hippy gear. Come jam & hang for a hippy good time. 🚐💫LINK IN PROFILE FOR FACEBOOK EVENT #vanlifediaries to circle the vans in Denver
  • Join us for complimentary drinks, live music and van tours this Thursday, June 27 from 5-9 pm at @peacelovebehippy in Denver! FREE BEER from @ratiobeerworks. Jams from @dustybootsmusic & @alexjamesbowen. We’ll be signing copies of the Vanlife Diaries book and showcasing Be Hippy gear. Come jam & hang for a hippy good time. 🚐💫LINK IN PROFILE FOR FACEBOOK EVENT #vanlifediaries to circle the vans in Denver
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  • Press play 🎧🤗 ‘The Meaning of Vanlife’ Documentary by @jim_lounsbury & @vanlifediaries release news! Now available on iTunes, Amazon Prime, Google Play and Vimeo on Demand. 👆👆link in bio👆👆 For Australians it’s exclusively available on STAN 🙌🏽 Gatherings are one of the best things about Vanlife, and this season we still have gatherings in Denver CO, Taos NM, Asheville NC and New Orleans. Head to vanlife.com.au to come to a gathering. Each one is run by extraordinary people from the @vanlifediaries community such as @tinyhousetinyfootprint @idletheorybus @micahpulleyn @irietoaurora @van.project  @vacayvans @ashevillevanlife @youandiandthesky  @dustybootsmusic @sammyjsalamanda who know how to create a unique and open environment where you will meet amazing people, and share the kinds of conversations you'll take with you for years. This excerpt is from 'The Meaning of Vanlife' which is such a beautiful film to watch and a great way to get a sense for what our community is all about. 
#vanlifediaries sharing inspiring and meaningful stories from the road
  • Press play 🎧🤗 ‘The Meaning of Vanlife’ Documentary by @jim_lounsbury & @vanlifediaries release news! Now available on iTunes, Amazon Prime, Google Play and Vimeo on Demand. 👆👆link in bio👆👆 For Australians it’s exclusively available on STAN 🙌🏽 Gatherings are one of the best things about Vanlife, and this season we still have gatherings in Denver CO, Taos NM, Asheville NC and New Orleans. Head to vanlife.com.au to come to a gathering. Each one is run by extraordinary people from the @vanlifediaries community such as @tinyhousetinyfootprint @idletheorybus @micahpulleyn @irietoaurora @van.project @vacayvans @ashevillevanlife @youandiandthesky @dustybootsmusic @sammyjsalamanda who know how to create a unique and open environment where you will meet amazing people, and share the kinds of conversations you'll take with you for years. This excerpt is from 'The Meaning of Vanlife' which is such a beautiful film to watch and a great way to get a sense for what our community is all about.
    #vanlifediaries sharing inspiring and meaningful stories from the road
  • 787 23 19 hours ago
  • Last chance to enter our giveaway with @ketltea, @bekindvibes & @puravidabracelets ✨We’re giving away a summer package filled with a Ketl Tea gift box set, a Be Kind Vibes tote & t-shirt, a Pura Vida bundle (bracelets, pins & stickers) and a Vanlife Diaries book! 
To enter:
- Follow @ketltea, @bekindvibes, @puravidabracelets & @vanlifediaries - Tag a friend who inspires you and comment where you’d take your summer gift on your next trip.

Winner will be announced Wednesday, June 26. Best of luck! 💫
  • Last chance to enter our giveaway with @ketltea, @bekindvibes & @puravidabracelets ✨We’re giving away a summer package filled with a Ketl Tea gift box set, a Be Kind Vibes tote & t-shirt, a Pura Vida bundle (bracelets, pins & stickers) and a Vanlife Diaries book!
    To enter:
    - Follow @ketltea, @bekindvibes, @puravidabracelets & @vanlifediaries - Tag a friend who inspires you and comment where you’d take your summer gift on your next trip.

    Winner will be announced Wednesday, June 26. Best of luck! 💫
  • 2,167 278 24 June, 2019

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  • The Teton Valley Vanlife Gathering was one for the books! Can we do it again? 💫 We’re grateful for our community. Thank you to @trav_travels_ for putting this epic video together and Matt & Amanda of @van.project for all their hard work. If you have photos & videos from the gathering you’d like to share, send them our way at vanlifediariesamerica@gmail.com. See you at the next one! #vanlifediaries to find your road family
  • The Teton Valley Vanlife Gathering was one for the books! Can we do it again? 💫 We’re grateful for our community. Thank you to @trav_travels_ for putting this epic video together and Matt & Amanda of @van.project for all their hard work. If you have photos & videos from the gathering you’d like to share, send them our way at vanlifediariesamerica@gmail.com. See you at the next one! #vanlifediaries to find your road family
  • 694 7 24 June, 2019
  • @vacayvans one of our team at Vanlife Diaries is getting her van ‘Freebird’ ready to hit the road full-time again! Catch her and the rest of the @vanlifediaries team at the Vanlife Gatherings Tour this year! Next stop: Basalt, Colorado on July 12-14! Link in profile for more information.
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If you wanna help organize a pre-party before the Colorado Gathering near Basalt, hit us up on vanlifediariesamerica@gmail.com 🙌🏽
#vanlifediaries sharing stories and holding meet ups for our international road tripping family
  • @vacayvans one of our team at Vanlife Diaries is getting her van ‘Freebird’ ready to hit the road full-time again! Catch her and the rest of the @vanlifediaries team at the Vanlife Gatherings Tour this year! Next stop: Basalt, Colorado on July 12-14! Link in profile for more information.
    🚐🔥✌🏼🌈🤗
    If you wanna help organize a pre-party before the Colorado Gathering near Basalt, hit us up on vanlifediariesamerica@gmail.com 🙌🏽
    #vanlifediaries sharing stories and holding meet ups for our international road tripping family
  • 3,584 21 23 June, 2019
  • European community 🤗 Diaries from the road ❤️🚐
“Meet Lukas, Valeria and Moose from northern Italy. @moose_ontheroad 
@lukasunterholzner @the_travely 
It was June. About 4 years ago. It was a pretty windy day in Iceland when they fell deeply in love. With that vanlife. With the freedom to go wherever they want. The freedom to explore places people without their own vehicle would never see. The freedom to stay at those places how long they want, because they have their home with them. 
Since that windy day in Iceland their life changed a lot. They quit their jobs, sold their stuff and went on a worldtrip. 80.000km all around the world. From South America to the North Cape. From California to the Australian Outback. Just the two of them and a rolling tiny home. 
After 10 months they returned to Italy, but the love for that Vanlife was even deeper. They bought a nearly 30 years old silver colored truck and called her Moose. "To be honest, it was love at first sight." Together with Moose they explored some pretty adventurous places like the Moroccan Sahara and the unspoiled Albanian mountains. "And to be honest, we can‘t wait for all the adventures yet to come!" Their hearts beat for that vanlife. For the sunsets. And the fire places. For the lonely wild camping spots. For nature. And wide open skies. For the hidden gems and the bumpy gravel roads with no names..
For them and also for us, vanlife doesn’t mean just camping.
It means freedom.”
We are so happy to have @stefunny_k on our Vanlife Diaries team representing the European road tripping community and starting to share these stories from our amazing European community and connecting you all!
#vanlifediaries we are an international family full on inspiring stories
  • European community 🤗 Diaries from the road ❤️🚐
    “Meet Lukas, Valeria and Moose from northern Italy. @moose_ontheroad
    @lukasunterholzner @the_travely
    It was June. About 4 years ago. It was a pretty windy day in Iceland when they fell deeply in love. With that vanlife. With the freedom to go wherever they want. The freedom to explore places people without their own vehicle would never see. The freedom to stay at those places how long they want, because they have their home with them.
    Since that windy day in Iceland their life changed a lot. They quit their jobs, sold their stuff and went on a worldtrip. 80.000km all around the world. From South America to the North Cape. From California to the Australian Outback. Just the two of them and a rolling tiny home.
    After 10 months they returned to Italy, but the love for that Vanlife was even deeper. They bought a nearly 30 years old silver colored truck and called her Moose. "To be honest, it was love at first sight." Together with Moose they explored some pretty adventurous places like the Moroccan Sahara and the unspoiled Albanian mountains. "And to be honest, we can‘t wait for all the adventures yet to come!" Their hearts beat for that vanlife. For the sunsets. And the fire places. For the lonely wild camping spots. For nature. And wide open skies. For the hidden gems and the bumpy gravel roads with no names..
    For them and also for us, vanlife doesn’t mean just camping.
    It means freedom.”
    We are so happy to have @stefunny_k on our Vanlife Diaries team representing the European road tripping community and starting to share these stories from our amazing European community and connecting you all!
    #vanlifediaries we are an international family full on inspiring stories
  • 3,474 25 21 June, 2019

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  • Our latest ‘Vanlife Diaries’ feature is with @alystg from Quebec, Canada. Link in profile for the full story and photos of how Alys converted a 1986 Chevy Van over a year into a beautiful rolling home with her boyfriend Fred. They then hit the road with their dog Dubby and cat Luce who were stray animals they gave a home and feel so much love from them as they explore North America at the moment. “This old van made me smile the very first time I met her. I was at that moment in my life, trying to make a decision between school or traveling and I decided to give myself the most amazing gift I could get. Buying this old rig and explore the western parts of America by myself, with my precious puppy, Dubby.” Read more to find out how Alys met Fred and vanlife adventures began. All photos by @alystg This diary has been edited and published by Jonny Dustow @dustybootsmusic one of the team here at Vanlife Diaries 
#vanlifediaries we feel privileged to share your inspiring diaries from the road
  • Our latest ‘Vanlife Diaries’ feature is with @alystg from Quebec, Canada. Link in profile for the full story and photos of how Alys converted a 1986 Chevy Van over a year into a beautiful rolling home with her boyfriend Fred. They then hit the road with their dog Dubby and cat Luce who were stray animals they gave a home and feel so much love from them as they explore North America at the moment. “This old van made me smile the very first time I met her. I was at that moment in my life, trying to make a decision between school or traveling and I decided to give myself the most amazing gift I could get. Buying this old rig and explore the western parts of America by myself, with my precious puppy, Dubby.” Read more to find out how Alys met Fred and vanlife adventures began. All photos by @alystg This diary has been edited and published by Jonny Dustow @dustybootsmusic one of the team here at Vanlife Diaries
    #vanlifediaries we feel privileged to share your inspiring diaries from the road
  • 2,664 39 20 June, 2019
  • Vanlife gatherings are our community’s summit. Where the vulnerable stand shoulder to shoulder and shine, shedding light on others darkness. We only have this moment. Next stop.... Colorado vanlife gathering, all are welcome. Gorgeous video by @jim_lounsbury music by @theeveningson at the beautiful @linncanyonranch with our incredible cohosts and family ❤️ @van.project #vanlifediaries Humans being. We can only tag 20 folk so please add yourselves. Much love.
  • Vanlife gatherings are our community’s summit. Where the vulnerable stand shoulder to shoulder and shine, shedding light on others darkness. We only have this moment. Next stop.... Colorado vanlife gathering, all are welcome. Gorgeous video by @jim_lounsbury music by @theeveningson at the beautiful @linncanyonranch with our incredible cohosts and family ❤️ @van.project #vanlifediaries Humans being. We can only tag 20 folk so please add yourselves. Much love.
  • 1,222 41 20 June, 2019
  • ✨ GIVEAWAY! ✨ We partnered with @ketltea, @bekindvibes & @puravidabracelets to give away a summer package filled with a Ketl Tea gift box set, a Be Kind Vibes tote + t-shirt, a Pura Vida bundle (bracelets, pins and stickers) and a Vanlife Diaries book!

To enter:
- Follow @ketltea, @puravidabracelets, @bekindvibes & @vanlifediaries - Tag a friend who inspires you and comment where you’d take your summer bundle on the road.

Winner will be announced Wednesday, June 26. Best of luck!
  • ✨ GIVEAWAY! ✨ We partnered with @ketltea, @bekindvibes & @puravidabracelets to give away a summer package filled with a Ketl Tea gift box set, a Be Kind Vibes tote + t-shirt, a Pura Vida bundle (bracelets, pins and stickers) and a Vanlife Diaries book!

    To enter:
    - Follow @ketltea, @puravidabracelets, @bekindvibes & @vanlifediaries - Tag a friend who inspires you and comment where you’d take your summer bundle on the road.

    Winner will be announced Wednesday, June 26. Best of luck!
  • 1,877 137 19 June, 2019
  • Denver, Colorado! This Thursday, June 20, 3-9pm come and hang & park up with us for the @topodesigns  X Vanlife Diaries Meet Up ‘Happy Hour’ event, ALL WELCOME! We are partnering with @irontondistillery address: 3636 Chestnut Place, Denver. This will be a rad community get together in Denver city. There will be some vans on display (let us know by DM if you want to share a van tour of your van) After a long week at @outdoorretailer join us all for some fun! The Outlandish book tour by Morgan Sjogren! Music from @dustybootsmusic @haydenseyes @alexjamesbowen Photo booth in a vintage mobile trailer from @reelmobilephotos + Ironton will be providing tasty craft cocktails and offering discounts to all Outdoor Retailer Badge holders. 10% off drinks all day for OR Badge holders - Bring your badge!
BOGO on First Drink for OR Badge holders - Bring your badge! and Happy Hour prices from 3-6 pm *Discounts are valid on Thursday 6/20/19 only and offers cannot be combined
Photo credit: 1 by @haydenseyes 2 by @irontondistillery  3 by @topodesigns 4 by @reelmobilephotos
#vanlifediaries bringing our road tripping community together
  • Denver, Colorado! This Thursday, June 20, 3-9pm come and hang & park up with us for the @topodesigns X Vanlife Diaries Meet Up ‘Happy Hour’ event, ALL WELCOME! We are partnering with @irontondistillery address: 3636 Chestnut Place, Denver. This will be a rad community get together in Denver city. There will be some vans on display (let us know by DM if you want to share a van tour of your van) After a long week at @outdoorretailer join us all for some fun! The Outlandish book tour by Morgan Sjogren! Music from @dustybootsmusic @haydenseyes @alexjamesbowen Photo booth in a vintage mobile trailer from @reelmobilephotos + Ironton will be providing tasty craft cocktails and offering discounts to all Outdoor Retailer Badge holders. 10% off drinks all day for OR Badge holders - Bring your badge!
    BOGO on First Drink for OR Badge holders - Bring your badge! and Happy Hour prices from 3-6 pm *Discounts are valid on Thursday 6/20/19 only and offers cannot be combined
    Photo credit: 1 by @haydenseyes 2 by @irontondistillery 3 by @topodesigns 4 by @reelmobilephotos
    #vanlifediaries bringing our road tripping community together
  • 1,335 11 18 June, 2019
  • This is a personal thank you post to @jessdeal & @ry_house34 from @makingmyths who opened up their rad rolling home to help @dustybootsmusic (one of our Vanlife Diaries team from Australia) with a lift across part of America after our awesome Teton Vanlife Gathering with @van.project Our community constantly help each other out on the road and it’s been so good to see it in action no matter where we travel and hold gatherings we help each other with rides, emotional support, creative ideas and tips from our experiences from the road and constantly encourage one another to live life to the full and look after each other and the nature we play in. Swipe right to check out the fun adventures and see how these two have been chasing the snow and creating for @voited a sweet outdoor blanket/poncho brand @jessdeal created whilst living life on the road. And Jess also shares beautiful music playing her violin from the road too! All photos are by these two awesome humans! We love sharing your stories from the road and connecting face to face as often as we can
#vanlifediaries we are one beautiful road tripping family around the world
  • This is a personal thank you post to @jessdeal & @ry_house34 from @makingmyths who opened up their rad rolling home to help @dustybootsmusic (one of our Vanlife Diaries team from Australia) with a lift across part of America after our awesome Teton Vanlife Gathering with @van.project Our community constantly help each other out on the road and it’s been so good to see it in action no matter where we travel and hold gatherings we help each other with rides, emotional support, creative ideas and tips from our experiences from the road and constantly encourage one another to live life to the full and look after each other and the nature we play in. Swipe right to check out the fun adventures and see how these two have been chasing the snow and creating for @voited a sweet outdoor blanket/poncho brand @jessdeal created whilst living life on the road. And Jess also shares beautiful music playing her violin from the road too! All photos are by these two awesome humans! We love sharing your stories from the road and connecting face to face as often as we can
    #vanlifediaries we are one beautiful road tripping family around the world
  • 2,046 7 17 June, 2019
  • The kickoff to our Vanlife Diaries Tour was incredible! The Teton Valley Vanlife Gathering was magic ✨🚐 Between the conversations, music, workshops, food and friendships, it was a weekend to remember at @linncanyonranch. Thank you to Matt + Amanda from @van.project for all their hard work. We’re so grateful to @kettlebrand for allowing us to enjoy a delicious locally sourced meal at the event. Also a huge thank you to @melvinbrewing for keeping us hydrated. And @nuffsaidroasting gave us the best morning fuel. We’re so grateful to all of you for being with us and sharing your talents. It really shows the special community we have. We love all of you. Let’s do it again, eh? The Colorado Vanlife Gathering is next (July 12-14 in Basalt) -> link in profile. #vanlifediaries to caravan on this wild ride together
  • The kickoff to our Vanlife Diaries Tour was incredible! The Teton Valley Vanlife Gathering was magic ✨🚐 Between the conversations, music, workshops, food and friendships, it was a weekend to remember at @linncanyonranch. Thank you to Matt + Amanda from @van.project for all their hard work. We’re so grateful to @kettlebrand for allowing us to enjoy a delicious locally sourced meal at the event. Also a huge thank you to @melvinbrewing for keeping us hydrated. And @nuffsaidroasting gave us the best morning fuel. We’re so grateful to all of you for being with us and sharing your talents. It really shows the special community we have. We love all of you. Let’s do it again, eh? The Colorado Vanlife Gathering is next (July 12-14 in Basalt) -> link in profile. #vanlifediaries to caravan on this wild ride together
  • 1,694 20 16 June, 2019